Cruising Tips

As a solo, 78-year-old great-grandmother preparing to singlehand my Challenger 32, Dharma, to the South Pacific, Asia and beyond, I knew I needed to think about some kind of protection onboard.


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Cruising Tips

Ten Tips for Planning a Trailer-Sailer Rendezvous

by Nate Bayreuther, Posted February 4, 2015

Planning a rendezvous can be a heck of a lot of fun, and it can be an extremely rewarding experience for all who attend. It can also be a headache if it’s not planned properly. 

 

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Boatworks

It’s hard to make a hole smaller, but sometimes it’s just as hard to make it bigger, I thought as I stared at the through-hull fittings for my galley sink drain.


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People and Boats: Elmer Collemer

by Katharyn Remsen Aroneau, Posted February 2, 2015

The first time I met Elmer Collemer was on a warm summer day, and the door to his boat barn was wide open. I had come with my father to check on the progress of a boat he was having built. Of course, before this visit to the barn, my father had never even mentioned this boat to me, but that was just like him.


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Apparel + Accessories

Qualicom CIS Swiss Army Jacket from Helly Hansen

by Christopher White, Posted January 30, 2015

Helly Hansen’s new Qualicom CIS (Component Insulation System) Jacket is the veritable Swiss Army Knife of winter coats, with its combination of a light insulator jacket made with PrimaLoft Black insulation for maximum warmth and minimum weight that can be zipped into the waterproof exterior shell or worn on its own


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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